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Grandma's Marathon News


Rudy Perpich Public Service Award

Nominations Accepted through April 13


(Duluth, Minn.) You don’t have to be a runner, volunteer or spectator in order to play a role in this year’s 36th Grandma’s Marathon. Public nominations are being accepted for the 2012 Rudy Perpich Public Service Award through Friday, April 13.


Nominees can be any current or former public employee or elected official who has exhibited dedication to Grandma's Marathon by contributing time, energy and service to the annual running of the event. The nomination application is available at www.GrandmasMarathon.com or by calling (218) 727-0947.


In 2006, Grandma's Marathon created the Rudy Perpich Public Service Award, named after the late Minnesota governor who was a tremendous supporter of the annual event.


Up to three individuals will be chosen to receive the 2012 award and will be honored at a ceremony on Thursday, June 14 at 7 a.m. at Duluth’s Radisson Hotel. For ticket details or more information, call (218) 727-0947.